Dr. Sherrie G Ridenour:
A 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Ridenour owns and manages Perimeter Veterinary Hospital. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Allied Health/Medical Technology from The Ohio State University, then worked in a human biochemistry laboratory and then as an education coordinator for Medical Technology students. While doing this she worked on completing a Master of Science Degree in Physiology from the University of Akron. In 1988 she completed an internship at the West Los Angeles Animal Medical Center and then in 1989 fulfilled her dream of building a veterinary hospital and developing long term relationships with families and their pets in the Dublin area.
Dr. Ridenour was strongly influenced at the time of entering general practice by the emerging veterinary focus on dental radiography, pain management and positive reinforcement with a focus on puppy training. These priorities carry through the practice still today. Dental radiography is now digital and further increases the capability of providing the quality of life and health that good dental care provides pets. Pain management provides comfort to patients, including local anesthetics, injectable and oral narcotics as well as judicious use of non steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAID's). Patients also benefit from a buffet of treats and a welcoming staff that understand the fear that patients may have in the veterinary office. This positive reinforcement encourages patients to relax and many to greet us with enthusiasm at subsequent visits.
Dr. Ridenour shares her passion for veterinary medicine with her husband, Dr. Robert G Sherding, who is a veterinary internal medicine specialist retired from The Ohio State University. Together they are greeted at home by a rescued American Foxhound "Sunshine", and a mischievous cat rescued from a car engine "Moonster".
Her favorite past time is her show horse, Antarez or "Z", who competed with her locally in Dressage.